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Diego Maradona's legend was shaped by his Hand of God goal against England in 1986
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Diego Maradona's legend was shaped by his Hand of God goal against England in 1986

Diego Maradona's most famous goals came within four minutes of each other on 22 June, 1986 in Mexico: one was voted Goal of the Century. The other one is even more famous.

Lionel Messi denied as Argentina held to 1-1 by Paraguay in World Cup qualifying
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Lionel Messi denied as Argentina held to 1-1 by Paraguay in World Cup qualifying

The draw at La Bombonera stadium puts Argentina on the top of the standings with seven points from three matches, but Brazil — on six — could move ahead with a home win over 9th-place Venezuela on Friday.

Argentine football legend Diego Maradona progressing well after brain surgery: Doctors
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Argentine football legend Diego Maradona progressing well after brain surgery: Doctors

Maradona, 60, underwent surgery last Tuesday to remove a clot lodged between his brain and skull.

FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Neymar hat-trick powers Brazil to victory over Peru; Argentina edge Bolivia
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FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Neymar hat-trick powers Brazil to victory over Peru; Argentina edge Bolivia

Peru twice took the lead through Andre Carrillo and a heavily deflected strike from Renato Tapia, but two controversial Neymar penalties, an injury time third and a close range strike from Richarlison maintained the Selecao's winning start to qualifying for Qatar 2022.

Lionel Messi to put Barcelona drama behind him as Argentina begin 2022 World Cup qualifiers
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Lionel Messi to put Barcelona drama behind him as Argentina begin 2022 World Cup qualifiers

Messi, a record six-time winner of the Ballon d'Or, has won everything in the club game with Barcelona several times over but his international trophy cabinet looks bare in comparison.

Lionel Messi turns 33: Watch 10 best goals of six-time Ballon d’Or winner
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Lionel Messi turns 33: Watch 10 best goals of six-time Ballon d’Or winner

Lione Messi has 440 LaLiga goals to his name in 478 appearances and has also scored the most hattricks in the Spanish league.

Lionel Messi's stoppage time penalty gives Argentina 2-2 draw with Uruguay in Tel Aviv
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Lionel Messi's stoppage time penalty gives Argentina 2-2 draw with Uruguay in Tel Aviv

Argentina’s Lionel Messi scored an added-time penalty to salvage a 2-2 draw with Uruguay as they twice came from behind in an entertaining friendly match in Israel

Argentina arrive in Israel for Uruguay friendly with Lionel Messi vs Luis Suarez the main attraction
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Argentina arrive in Israel for Uruguay friendly with Lionel Messi vs Luis Suarez the main attraction

Argentina and Uruguay, the two South American giants, will face off on Monday evening in a match expected to pit Messi against his Barcelona strike partner Luis Suarez.

Lionel Messi told me to 'shut my mouth', says Brazil coach Tite after asking for a yellow card for the Argentine
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Lionel Messi told me to 'shut my mouth', says Brazil coach Tite after asking for a yellow card for the Argentine

Brazil head coach Tite has said that Argentine striker Lionel Messi told him to 'shut his mouth' during the clash between the South American football giants.

International friendly: Germany concede two second-half goals as Lionel Messi-less Argentina earn 2-2 draw
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International friendly: Germany concede two second-half goals as Lionel Messi-less Argentina earn 2-2 draw

An experimental Germany team leaked two second-half goals Wednesday as a weakened Argentina side, minus superstar Lionel Messi, earned a 2-2 draw in a friendly in Dortmund.

Copa America 2019: Argentina Football Assocation lodges complaint with CONMEBOL over refereeing in Brazil defeat
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Copa America 2019: Argentina Football Assocation lodges complaint with CONMEBOL over refereeing in Brazil defeat

AFA president Claudio Tapia sent a six-page letter to CONMEBOL in support of the Argentinian team after Lionel Messi himself expressed anger against refereeing of Ecuadorian Roddy Zambrano.

Copa America 2019: Argentina crash out but have a future to build on; Brazil still not getting the right balance
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Copa America 2019: Argentina crash out but have a future to build on; Brazil still not getting the right balance

Copa America finally came to life with Brazil's 2-0 win over Argentina in the semi-finals. Despite the defeat, Argentina can take heart from progress made, something that cannot be said for Brazil.

Copa America 2019: No retirement on the cards for Lionel Messi after another heartbreak with Argentina
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Copa America 2019: No retirement on the cards for Lionel Messi after another heartbreak with Argentina

Lionel Messi has said he has no plans to retire from international football after yet another trophy-less run in a tournament. Argentina lost to Brazil in the Copa America.

Copa America 2019: Brazil coach Tite admits to having sleepless nights ahead of Argentina clash
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Copa America 2019: Brazil coach Tite admits to having sleepless nights ahead of Argentina clash

Tite took over from the sacked Dunga following Brazil's poor performance at the 2016 Centenario Copa America and said that he is just as nervous now as he was during his early matches in charge of the national team.

Copa America 2019: Lionel Messi, Sergio Aguero will have to sweat to score against Brazil, says Jesus
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Copa America 2019: Lionel Messi, Sergio Aguero will have to sweat to score against Brazil, says Jesus

Striker Jesus reckons Argentina will have it tough to breach the Brazilian defence which has not conceded a goal in four matches at the Copa America

Copa America 2019: South American football and tournament loses identity as Brazil stays away
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Copa America 2019: South American football and tournament loses identity as Brazil stays away

In a football mad Brazil, fans have stayed away from attending games owing to expensive tickets as saturation point hits with third Copa America in five years.

Copa America 2019: Lionel Messi converts penalty to salvage draw for Argentina against Paraguay
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Copa America 2019: Lionel Messi converts penalty to salvage draw for Argentina against Paraguay

Lionel Messi swept in a 57th-minute spot-kick at Belo Horizonte's Mineirao Stadium to cancel out a first-half opener from Paraguay's Richard Sanchez.

Copa America 2019: Brazil clips Argentine Angel Di Maria's wings again in hopes of 100th cap
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Copa America 2019: Brazil clips Argentine Angel Di Maria's wings again in hopes of 100th cap

Angel Di Maria's current international form can be compared to the lows faced when Argentina lost to Germany in the 2014 FIFA World Cup final in Brazil.

Copa America 2019: Lionel Messi still loves playing for Argentina despite series of losses in finals, says Sergio Aguero
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Copa America 2019: Lionel Messi still loves playing for Argentina despite series of losses in finals, says Sergio Aguero

Lionel Messi still 'loves' the Argentine national team despite more than a decade of disappointments, international teammate Sergio Aguero said.

Argentina head coach Lionel Scaloni briefly hospitalized after being hit by car whilst biking
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Argentina head coach Lionel Scaloni briefly hospitalized after being hit by car whilst biking

The driver called the emergency services, who then transported Scaloni to the Son Espases hospital in Palma de Mallorca, the capital of Spain's Balearic Islands